Friday, March 13, 2009
left to right, Thea Smekens, Jessica Bunch, Brock Caley, Mike Caley AND the pin designed by Thea Smekens.
Norwell seniors Jessica Bunch, Brock Caley, and Michael Caley and junior Thea Smekens have qualified to compete at the national Business Professionals of America Leadership Conference in Dallas, Texas, in May.
The students qualified for the national competition earlier this week (March 8-10) at the state conference held in Indianapolis. Approximately 1500 Indiana high school business students from more than 80 Indiana high schools attended the state conference. Debbie Darnell is the BPA Advisor and accompanied the students to Indianapolis.
Following are the names of students advancing to national competition and the students’ state ranking:
Michael Caley, first
Brock Caley, second
Jessica Bunch, first
Thea Smekens, third
Advanced Word Processing
Brock Caley, fourth
Graphic Design Promotion
Thea Smekens, second
Financial Math & Analysis
Michael Caley, ninth
Marketing/Management/Human Resource Concepts
Jessica Bunch, eighth
Michael Caley, tenth
The pin designed by Thea Smekens was selected as the Indiana Trading Pin for all Indiana delegates attending the national conference.
Posted by Jerry Battiste at 9:06 AM